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  • ʿABDĪ NĪŠĀPŪRĪ

    P. P. Soucek

    16th-century calligrapher and poet.

  • ʿABDĪ ŠĪRĀZĪ

    M. Dabīrsīāqī and B. Fragner

    (1513-80), poet.

  • ABDĪH UD SAHĪGĪH Ī SAGASTĀN

    A. Tafażżolī

    (“The wonder and remarkability of Sagastān”), short Pahlavi treatise.

  • ʿĀBEDĪ

    C. E. Bosworth

    a landowner (dehqān) of Transoxania (12th century).

  • ĀBƎRƎT

    W. W. Malandra

    one of the eight Zoroastrian priests of the yasna ritual.

  • ĀBEŠ ḴĀTŪN

    B. Spuler

     Salghurid ruler of Fārs (1263-84), daughter of Atābeg Saʿd II.

  • ABGAR

    J. B. Segal

    dynasty of Edessa, 2nd century B.C. to 3rd century A.D.

  • ABHAR

    C. E. Bosworth

    a small town in the Qazvīn district.

  • ʿABHAR AL-ʿĀŠEQĪN

    H. Corbin

    work of the Persian mystic Rūzbehān Baqlī Šīrāzī (1128-1209).

  • ABHARĪ, ABŪ BAKR

    B. Reinert

    Sufi of Persian ʿErāq (d. 941-42).

  • ABHARĪ, AMĪN-AL-DĪN

    D. Pingree

     mathematician, said to have died in 1332-33.

  • ABHARĪ, AṮĪR-AL-DĪN

    G. C. Anawati

    (d. 1264), logician, mathematician, and astronomer.

  • ABHARĪ, KAMĀL-AL-DĪN

    C. E. Bosworth

    vizier of the last two Great Saljuq sultans in western Persia.

  • ABHARĪ, MAḴDŪM

    Hameed ud-Din

    16th-century traditionist.

  • ĀBĪ

    E. Ehlers

    Persian term for those agricultural lands which are irrigated.

  • ĀBĪ, ABŪ ʿABDALLĀH

    Abu’l-Qāsem Gorji

    8th-century traditionist.

  • ĀBĪ, ABŪ SAʿĪD

    M. M. Mazzaoui

    11th-century vizier and man of letters.

  • ĀBĪ, ʿEZZ-AL-DĪN

    Abu’l-Qāsem Gorji

    Imami faqīh (jurist) of the 13th century.

  • ABIRĀDŪŠ

    M. Dandamayev

    a village in Elam.

  • ABIRATTA(Š)

    M. Mayrhofer

    ancient Near Eastern proper name said to be of (Indo-)Aryan origin, by comparison with Vedic ratha, Avestan raθa “chariot.” This analysis, however, remains uncertain.